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Brand’s First-Ever Showhouse in the Hamptons Debuts with 13 Sponsors

Tours Open to Public from June 11 through September 4

NEW YORK, NY and BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 2, 2016) – Today, Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Coastal Living announces the unveiling of its newest showhouse and the brand’s first to be built in the Hamptons. This year’s custom-built home is in Bridgehampton, New York and is the 33rd house created by Coastal Living as part of its popular annual Coastal Living Showhouse franchise. The showhouse will be open to the public for tours beginning June 11.                       

The Coastal Living Showhouse 2016 spans 6,800 square feet and has seven bedrooms, three fireplaces and a movie theater, as well as a pool, pool house and gym. Touch of Grey, Inc. was the builder on this project, and the architecture firm was Fred Throo Architects. Mahoney and Associates is the landscape team, and celebrated designer Meg Braff oversaw the home’s interiors.

“I’m thrilled to introduce this year’s home in one of America’s most coveted beach locations,” said Coastal Living Editor Steele Marcoux. “Everything about the house is stunning, from its secluded, beautiful setting to its timeless, traditional architectural details. Our designer, Meg Braff, is a color genius, and you’ll see one of our favorite design trends, the revival of vintage wallpaper patterns, on full display.”

The Coastal Living Showhouse 2016 has 13 sponsors whose products are featured in the home: AZEK Building Products, Belgard, Circa Lighting, Delta Faucets, InSinkErator, J.McLaughlin, LEE Industries, Lloyd Flanders, Marvin Windows and Doors, Maui Jim, Sunbrella, VELUX Skylights and Viking. InSinkErator, J.McLaughlin, Maui Jim and Viking are first-time sponsors of the showhouse.

“Every year, our showhouse brings the Coastal Living brand to life, highlighting the best of coastal design and décor,” said Brendan Smyth, Associate Publisher of Coastal Living and Sunset. “We are thrilled to welcome a roster of sponsors equally prestigious to the vision and location of this special project. We could not achieve this success without their passion and dedication to our brand.”

From June 11 through September 4, this custom-built home will open to the public for tours Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for tours are $35 each, with a portion of the proceeds going to Conscience Point Shellfish Hatchery. To learn more about the 2016 showhouse and tours, visit:

The 2016 showhouse is currently for sale——and will be featured in the September issue of Coastal Living, on newsstands August 12.

In 2015, Coastal Living created two custom homes: the Coastal Living Showhouse in Cinnamon Shore on Mustang Island, Texas, and the Coastal Living Beach Cottage in Seagrove, Florida.


A brand that celebrates life along the coast, Coastal Living ( is the source of inspiration and information for people who live or dream of living a coastal lifestyle. Coastal Living launched in 1997 and serves a total brand audience of more than 5 million. Coastal Living is available on all tablets and is published by Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the United States.


Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is one of the world's leading media companies, with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide digital properties that attract more than 150 million visitors each month, including over 60 websites. Our influential brands include People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple and Southern Living, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom.



Liz Marsh, Time Inc., 212-522-0941,

Tess Povar, Time Inc., 212-522-4585,


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Thursday, June 2, 2016